During the academic year 2012/13 South West Youth Ministries (SWYM) are hosting six professional development training days that are open to all. If you are a full time or voluntary youth worker these days are designed especially for you; to encourage you in the work that you are doing and to share ideas.
Just £30 per day or £125 for all 6 days!
September 10th: Pete Wynter & Bob Wallington
Discipling a Leader rich culture
Pete and Bob head up Onelife, an organisation connecting and equipping young people all over the UK to become exceptional leaders in every sphere of society.
November 5th: Andy Burns
Christian Distinctiveness in the new landscape
Andy is the CEO of East to West, a community inspired by and seeking to live out the life and message of Jesus Christ. Andy has over 20 years’ experience in Christian youth work ranging from frontline delivery in Churches and Para-Church through to management and strategic leadership.
January 7th: Tim Hastie-Smith
Living the message – having a transforming, infectious faith
Tim Hastie-Smith is the vicar of a small Gloucestershire village, and National Director of Scripture Union. A Headmaster for 10 years and a school chaplain for seven, he has also worked as a headhunter, a burger chef, a kitchen porter and a care assistant.
February 25th: Matt Summerfield
Stretching and growing your team
Matt Summerfield balances his time between being the Chief Executive of Urban Saints and the Senior Pastor of Hitchin Christian Centre. He’s passionate about seeing children and young people live God’s great adventure for their lives.
April 15th: Jennie Frost
Building self-esteem in your young people
While working with young people, studying Psychology, and assisting in a secure young person’s self-harm unit, Jennie developed a passion to see young people, especially young women, feel valued and have purpose in their lives. Jennie heads up ‘Beauty Cocoon’.
June 24th: Roy Crowne & Phil Timson
Our call to mission – Word and Action
Having worked for Youth for Christ for 28 years, Roy is now the Executive Director of Hope, a mission initiative in word and action with the Church working together for the next three years to 2014. Phil is a passionate evangelist and a Baptist minister who is now the youth director for Hope, overseeing Hope Revolution.
VENUE: Hill House Christian Centre, Otterhampton, Bridgwater, SOMERSET TA5 2PT
10:30 Worship with SWYM team
12:30 Session 1
14:30 Session 2
15:40 Session 3
16:50 Session 4
19:30 Evening Celebration
To book your place, tel. 01392 273560 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send a cheque payable to SWYM to 140 Pinhoe Rd, Exeter EX4 7HJ.